2015 ORS 238A.160¹
Normal retirement age
  • normal retirement date

(1) Except as provided in subsections (2) and (3) of this section, normal retirement age for a member of the pension program is the earlier of:

(a) 65 years of age; or

(b) 58 years of age if the member has 30 years or more of retirement credit.

(2) Normal retirement age for a member of the pension program who retires from service as a police officer or firefighter, and who has held a position as a police officer or firefighter continuously for a period of not less than five years immediately preceding the effective date of retirement, is the earlier of:

(a) 60 years of age; or

(b) 53 years of age if the member has 25 years or more of retirement credit.

(3) Normal retirement age for a member of the pension program who retires from service as a school employee as defined by ORS 238A.140 (Accrual of retirement credit) is the earlier of:

(a) 65 years of age; or

(b) 58 years of age if the member has been an active member in 30 or more calendar years.

(4) The normal retirement date of a member is the first day of the month beginning on or after the date the member reaches normal retirement age. [2003 c.733 §15; 2005 c.808 §35]


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 238A—Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors238A.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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